New car registrations: +17.2% in April, battery electric 11.8% market share
In April 2023, the EU car market saw a significant increase in passenger car registrations, with 803,188 units sold, marking a 17.2% growth from the previous year. All the EU’s major markets grew solidly last month, with Italy (+29.2%) and France (+21.9%) leading the way.Read more
Share of alternatively-powered vehicles in the EU fleet, per segment
2.3% of the EU passenger car fleet is hybrid electric today. Battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids have increased from 1.1% in 2020 to 1.5% in 2021.Read more
Interactive map - Automobile assembly and production plants in Europe
322 automobile factories operate across the European continent today, producing passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy-duty vehicles, buses, engines and batteries.Read more
Fact sheet #5 - Euro 7: More or less stringent than other global standards?
The EU already has one of the most comprehensive and stringent approaches to pollutant emissions globally. State-of-the-art technology means that exhaust emissions are barely measurable.Read more
Smarter regulation for a globally competitive European auto industry
It’s now been more than two months since the EU launched its Green Deal Industrial Plan (GDIP), and a month since the long-awaited Critical Raw Materials Act, and the Net-Zero Industry Act. These initiatives seek to rise up to the growing ambitions of our US and Chinese counterparts, who are pursuing aggressive, and in some instances, protectionist policies that seek to attract investment from the best and brightest industries, including the automotive sector.Read more
Climate change: a planetary problem that requires a global perspective, de Meo
Speaking at the International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit yesterday, Luca de Meo, ACEA President and CEO of Renault Group, addressed transport ministers from around the world on the global challenge of decarbonising transport.
Automotive Regulatory Guide – 2023
The Automotive Regulatory Guide of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is a unique publication that provides a comprehensive overview of the national and international regulations governing the automotive industry.
Euro 7: Direct costs 4 to 10 times higher than European Commission estimates, new study reveals
The Euro 7 proposal on pollutant emissions would lead to direct cost increases that are 4 to 10 times higher than those cited by the European Commission, according to a new study.
EU exports of motor vehicles
The EU automobile industry exports more than 6.3 million motor vehicles each year, generating a €101.9 billion trade surplus for the European Union. This interactive chart shows the main destinations for EU vehicle exports, by value market share.
EU passenger car exports, main destinations (in units)
1,090,261 EU-made passenger cars were exported to the United Kingdom in 2022, followed by the United States (704,404) and Ukraine (436,336). Below you will find a detailed overview of the main destinations of EU passenger car exports (in units).
EU passenger car exports, top 10 destinations (by value)
The European Union exported €157.3 billion worth of passenger cars in 2022. These are the top 10 destinations for EU passenger car exports, by value market share.
EU passenger car exports, top 10 destinations (in units)
5.6 million passenger cars were exported by the European Union in 2022. These are the top 10 destinations of EU passenger cars around the world (in units).
EU passenger car exports, main destinations (by value)
EU passenger car exports are worth €157.3 billion. Below you will find a detailed overview of the main destinations of European passenger car exports, by value.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 14 major car, truck, van and bus makers.
We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.
Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.
ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:
- Green & Clean
- Smart & Efficient
- Safe & Reliable
Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.